Casiotone is making music fun again

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Casio is a master of the portable keyboard. The original Casiotone keyboards we all over the 1980s giving us bedroom musicians our first affordable electronic sound source. It was all pre-programmed beats and automatic accompaniment but we lapped it up before moving on to more grown-up synthesizers or giving in to the allure of the […]

Elite Acoustics Stompmix X6: A battery powered digital stompbox mixer

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Need a portable mixer for street performances and singer/songwriter sessions? Take a look at the new Elite Acoustics Stompmix X6. It’s a 6-channel digital mixer with effects, that lets you store and recall mixer scenes with your feet.  Elite Acoustics claims that the Stompmix X6 is the world’s first digital mixer in a stompbox format. […]

IK Multimedia UNO Drum hybrid drum machine is ready to play

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We saw this powerful little beat making box at Superbooth and now you can have one of your own. The UNO Drum is cute, portable, easy going and available right now. UNO Drum IK Multimedia have aced it with this one. Most of the attention around drum machines focuses on the will-it-ever-arrive RD-808 and the […]

Alto Professional Uber FX: A mobile PA with bluetooth and internal FX

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Alto Professional has announced the Uber FX portable PA system. Uber FX runs on AC power or the internal rechargeable battery, which lets you perform anywhere. Compared to the Uber and Uber LT, it adds internal effects, which makes it a good fit for street performers and anyone else needing mobile amplification for a couple […]

Blackstar gets rocked with Fly 3 Def Leppard Hysteria edition mini amp

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Blackstar has just announced a Def Leppard Hysteria edition of its 3-Watt Fly 3 mini amp – complete with the album artwork emblazoned on the amps front grill. Blackstar Fly 3 – Def Leppard Hysteria edition Hysteria was a phenomenally successful album for Def Leppard and sold bucket loads of copies worldwide. Now, Blackstar has chosen […]

Superbooth 2019: Superlative SB-1/Space Bee SH-101 tribute

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We saw some glimpses of this synth before the show so we knew it was completely stunning although with its deep dark tones it’s quite hard to see when placed on a dark tablecloth. The SB-1/Space Bee is a tribute to the classic Roland SH-101 with a modern twist, updates and improvements to try to […]

Joyo dual-channel MA-10 portable amps for electric, acoustic and bass

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Chinese brand Joyo has just announced a series of dual-channel portable amps for electric, acoustic and bass guitars. Joining the ultra-compact amp market, the MA-10 series is pitched at players looking for a light-weight amp for outdoor use like busking.  Joyo MA-10 The MA-10A, MA-10E and MA10B models have obviously been designed with portability in mind. Each model […]

SB-1/Space Bee synthesizer from Superlative to debut at Superbooth 2019

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Superlative appear to be new on the scene and are offering glimpses of an impressive looking synthesizer that they are bringing to Superbooth next month. It’s called the SB-1/Space Bee and yes it does look a lot like a Roland SH-101. SB-1/Space Bee Starting off with an annoying slash in your naming convention doesn’t please […]

NAMM 2019: Line 6 Relay G10S stomp box wireless system

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Line 6 has launched a new Relay G10S stompbox guitar wireless system for your 2019 it has 24-bit audio quality and a 130-foot range. A perfect plug-and-play system for gigging? Line 6 Relay G10S With 24-bit quality, 130′ line of sight range and a solid metal construction pedal format, the new Line 6 G10S simple to use, […]

Terrify small children with Mr Typo wall mounted speech synthesizer

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Love Hulten usually makes beautiful musical objects that I enjoy covering on Gearnews. His latest invention appears to take the soul of Stephen Hawking and places it inside a bizarre baby sized monster and nails it to the wall. Meet Mr Typo and prepare to have nightmares. Mr Typo It’s a lovely wall mounted speech synthesizer […]